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Everglades

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  • Sun Sentinel Top 10

    1. Flanagan (5-0) Friday's result: d. McArthur 41-6 Next week: at Everglades 2. St. Thomas Aquinas (3-1) Friday's result: d. Nova 59-0 Next week: South Broward 3. American Heritage (2-2) Friday's result: lost to Mainland 42-30 Next week: Miami...
  • Broward Football Poll (Week 4)

    1. Flanagan (4-0) Last week: d. Cypress Bay 33-10 This week: McArthur 2. St. Thomas Aquinas (2-1) Last week: d. Miramar 20-12 This week: at Nova 3. American Heritage (2-1) Last week: d. Chaminade-Madonna 35-7 This week: at Daytona Beach...
  • Scott calls for scrutiny of Big Sugar development plan

    Scott calls for scrutiny of Big Sugar development plan
    Gov. Rick Scott Tuesday called for state regulators to pay “special attention” to potential effects on the Everglades that could come from sugar industry development plans for farmland south of Lake Okeechobee. The Sugar Hill development...
  • Water district cuts tax rate again

    Water district cuts tax rate again
    The property tax rate is dropping again for the South Florida agency that guards against flooding, protects drinking water supplies and leads Everglades restoration. The South Florida Water Management District’s board on Tuesday approved a $720...
  • 'Common Ground' exhibit: Bat sounds and gator bones at FAU

    'Common Ground' exhibit: Bat sounds and gator bones at FAU
    To record the noise of bats in the Everglades, sound artist Gustavo Matamoros ventured out to the palmettos and pine trees of Long Pine Key at 3 a.m., an ultrasonic microphone in hand, and captured the sound of something he couldn't hear. The bats, who...
  • Miami foundation offers $10 million for phosphate pollution solution

    MIAMI (Reuters) - A Florida environmental group is offering $10 million to anyone who can devise a method for ridding the Everglades and other waterways around the country of the fertilizer byproduct phosphorous that has caused disastrous algal blooms...
  • Volunteers ready for Great American Cleanup

    On Sept. 20, Palm Beach County joins the nationwide grassroots community improvement program - the Great American Cleanup sponsored by Keep America Beautiful. Volunteers will spread out from Jupiter to Boca Raton to clean up local beaches and parks....
  • Documentary film fest comes to Boca this weekend

    Jeff Daniels starts The Purple Rose Theatre Co. in Michigan. Howie Mandel, Alan Thicke and Alex Trebek are among Canadians with a show biz connection. Hugh Jackman takes a life-changing journey to Ethiopia. They're among the subjects of more than 30...
  • State claims progress in fight against giant snails

    Along 136th Avenue in western Davie, where spacious houses stand on wooded, multi-acre lots, the battle has begun against a particularly slimy and dangerous species that has invaded South Florida. Eight workers used rakes, trowels and plastic bags to...
  • Fire in Everglades intended to kill non-native plants

    Fire in Everglades intended to kill non-native plants
    Ten thousand acres of Everglades National Park will burn Tuesday, as the park attempts to destroy an infestation of plants from Asia and Africa that can kill native vegetation. Unless bad weather forces a postponement, a helicopter will drop plastic...
  • Should Big Cypress get more protection?

    Should Big Cypress get more protection?
    The shadowy cypress swamps and wide-open prairies of the western Everglades offer some of the most untamed country in South Florida. But do they qualify for designation as wilderness, which carries the highest level of federal protection? The management...